Messy Church – 12th July

Now that public worship is once again allowed, we are delighted to announce that we will be holding a Messy Church this Sunday (July 12th) at 4pm until 4.30 Of course, it won’t be able to look the same as we will still need to follow social distancing guidelines. Instead it will look like this: Book your place on Facebook by saying "I'm going" to the event (as we can only safely fit 10 households (or bubbles) in the space) Turn up at Chearsley Village Hall, with a picnic blanket, a tray (you will need a flat surface) a sharp knife (for cutting an apple) and a small snack to eat during the blessing at the end We will have prepared “craft bags” 3 days in advance and positioned them socially distanced on the grass Pick up one of the craft bags and lay out your picnic blanket in its place, ensuring that you are 2m from the next household. Please stay...
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Soul Spark Prayer Stations

St Mary's Church 6th - 11th July This unusual situation is the perfect time to reflect on our lives and what matters most to us. "Soul Spark" is intended as a way into our inner experiences and the spirit deep within us.  I hope that your spirit will be uplifted and your heart touched as  you wander round and engage with the "stations" that help us to focus on particular areas of life's experiences. ...
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Children’s Prayer

This is a prayer that the 7-8 year olds at Cuddington and Dinton School helped to write. I thought you might like to read it. Thank you God for change, it helps us grow. We know things happen when we are not expecting them, but we always learn from them. Change often happens when you are not ready for it. You need to stay calm and take a deep breath because change can be good, Lord help us to stay calm. Sometimes we worry about change and this worrying can be unhelpful. Worries feel like a jumble in your head. Help us to remember that worries are often just inside your head and you need to let them float away on a cloud. We are thankful for the time we have spent with our families and we are grateful for how hard every one has tried to make things as normal as possible. Amen...
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Messy Church – Sunday 14th June

We would love to see you at our  Zoom Messy Church this Sunday. If you would like to have a go at the craft, please click here for instructions. A zoom link will be sent out via email and posted on our Family Fun Facebook page. Please contact Richard if you are not on the email list or Facebook group. ...
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Soul Spark

We have placed 10 "Prayer Stations" around the village for you to find, including one with tadpoles! If you start at the war memorial, you can follow the "clues" to the next one, or you can cheat and use the map! Note: there are 3 within the churchyard. ...
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Messy Church – Sunday 10th May

We would love to see you at our  Zoom Messy Church this Sunday.   If you would like to have a go at the craft, please click here for instructions. You might like to try the craft before Sunday, then show us the results!  Warning - It's addictive! A zoom link will be sent out via email and posted on our Family Fun Facebook page. Please contact Richard if you are not on the email list or Facebook group. Then be ready to play a scavenger hunt and hear a story.  Looking forward to seeing you! ...
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Family Fun Ideas – Doubting Thomas

Did you know that all the research suggests that if faith is grown within the home, the chance of losing faith for a young person will be lowered. Doubting Thomas After Easter, Jesus appeared to his disciples, except Thomas. They tried to tell him what they had seen but he didn't believe them. Ever since he has been called "doubting Thomas". Here are some Messy Church ideas you could use to share the story with your children. https://blenheimfreechurch.org.uk/doubting-thomas/ And if you want to watch the story try this clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS9zrUKOJ8A...
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